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Patents Aside: Speaking of Space…

Yesterday I posted a short entry about a new design patent that CalTech received for the descent stage used for the Mars Rover. I’ve always been a bit of a space geek. I especially enjoy the photographs that the Mars Rover … Continue reading

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Cool Design Patent: Descent Stage for Mars Rover

Today the California Institute of Technology received an issued design patent for the descent stage used for the Mars Rover. The new patent is U.S. Patent D679,646. The cover figure is shown below. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a division … Continue reading

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